This program, sponsored by the Disability Law Section, explores effective representation at the Disability Determination Service, how to handle ethical dilemmas, and an LTD/STD primer for Social Security Disability practitioners.
This course will focus on how to receive effective representation at Disability Determination Services ("DDS"). In addition to reviewing the responsibilities of DDS representatives, attendees will learn about recent and anticipated policy changes, the impact of those changes and documentation requirements.
This course will cover the differences between ERISA disability claims versus private disability claims. Additionally, learn the basics of procedures and how the disability plans interplay with SSD.
Social Security Disability cases often have overt and subtle ethical issues. This course will explore those issues and help practitioners avoid ethical pitfalls.